Friday, November 23, 2012 ratings — New episodes: Last Man Standing, Malibu Country, and 20/20. Specials: Frosty the Snowman, Frosty Returns, The National Dog Show, Happiness is a Warm Blanket Charlie Brown, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas, The Happy Elf, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas, and Person to Person. Reruns: Shark Tank and Dateline.
On CBS, we started with 90 minutes of holiday specials reruns — Frosty the Snowman (2.0 rating with 6.9 million), Frosty Returns (1.6 rating with 5.8 million), and Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas (1.0 rating with 4.0 million). The new It’s a SpongeBob Christmas special drew a 0.9 rating with 3.6 million. At 10pm, the second Person to Person special attracted a 0.7 rating with 3.0 million viewers.
On ABC, Last Man Standing found a 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.7 million total viewers. Malibu Country followed with a 1.4 in the demo with 6.4 million. Both essentially held the ratings from last week. A repeat of Shark Tank (1.3 rating with 5.1 million) preceded an original episode of 20/20 with a 1.5 demo rating (+7% change) with 5.8 million viewers.
On NBC, a re-airing of The National Dog Show brought in a 1.0 rating with 4.8 million. At 10pm, the Dateline rerun registered a 1.0 in the demo (-17% change) with 4.7 million.
On FOX, a rerun of the Happiness Is a Warm Blanket Charlie Brown special drew a 0.5 rating with 1.8 million viewers. That was followed by two reruns of The Simpsons — 0.9 rating with 2.3 million and 0.9 rating with 2.2 million.
And on The CW, we had two holiday specials reruns — Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer (0.5 rating with 1.7 million) and The Happy Elf (0.5 rating with 1.5 million).
What do you think? Did you watch a holiday special last night? If not, what were you watching?